Professional sport helps business disguise its lack of social conscience

### sstlive.co.nz Last updated 05:00 21/06/2009
Richard Boock: Professional sport has sold its soul
Richard Boock – Sunday Star Times

Respected journalist David Walsh made a comment the other day that’s worth considering. Relax, the comment won’t make much difference unless someone invents a time-machine but it deserves a moment of reflection, nonetheless. Walsh, whose investigations are best known for raising serious questions about the deeds of cyclist Lance Armstrong, took time out during a recent book promotion to slam the concept of professional sport and everything for which it stood.
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Filed under Economics, Hot air, Media, Politics, Sport, Stadiums

3 responses to “Professional sport helps business disguise its lack of social conscience

  1. Reading Richard Boock’s full article encapsulates all the reasons why no one should be contemplating building a debt funded stadium. Not now, not ever!

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